Workbooks for Benchmarking

While working on a major re-factor of QEMU’s softfloat code I’ve been doing a lot of benchmarking. It can be quite tedious work as you need to be careful you’ve run the correct steps on the correct binaries and keeping notes is important. It is a task that cries out for scripting but that in …

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Everyone likes stats

So what has my blogging frequency been like, well I’m glad you asked: [archive_chart name=”Posting frequency over the last 12 months” width=”600″ height=”300″ count=”12″] It seems the trend is pretty clear and it’s not exactly surprising as my hands have been more than full with other concerns. Despite coming to a phase where the odd …

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Rewards

As predicted the blogging has dropped off quite precipitously. I still seem to be functioning on a reduced amount of sleep (although Fliss is taking the brunt of the sleep interruption by far). However the evenings are both shorter and much more structured. Eating is slowly moving from a task best accomplished at speed as …

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Simple State Machines and Other Things I Have Learnt

We’ve just returned from 3 days at Fliss’ Mum’s house. Although we are still fairly sleep deprived things were made a lot easier by the presence of aunts and grandmothers who offered to take turns tending to the baby. This included one of those rarest of things, time for the two of us spend together …

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New Family Unit, Some Assembly Required.

I brought Fliss and Ursula home on Monday morning so we now have a complete family unit at home. We didn’t do much on Monday apart from appreciate being back in the house with all the attendant creature comforts. Tuesday didn’t involve much either but we had both sides of the family visit in the …

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